Uploaded: 16 March 2020
Curriculum and academic staff development offer the following services:
- Implements Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as well as institutional policies related to curriculum, teaching and learning and academic development initiatives.
- Oversees the process of curriculum design and development for all programmes and the core curriculum, and ensures the alignment of these with the institutional and national policy framework, expectations of professional bodies and other key stakeholders.
- Ensures the academic credibility of programmes.
- Plans, co-ordinates and implements innovative, effective and efficient strategies to integrate into the curriculum.
- Supports academic staff to incorporate service learning, sustainable development and community engagement in Teaching and Learning, as well as curriculum.
- Ensures support for underprepared students through foundation and extended programmes.
- Coordinates and implements Professional development for academic staff.
- Induction and mentorship of new academic staff.
- Coordinates the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards.
- Initiates and coordinates curriculum renewal and transformation initiatives.
- Coordinates curriculum related projects.